Patchwork Casserole

Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

this makes enough to take to a pot luck dinner or for company. It's comfort food and filling.


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

55 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 lb
ground beef
2 c
green bell pepper
1 c
chopped onion
2 lb
frozen southern-sstyle hash-brown potatoes, thawed
2 can(s)
(8 oz) tomato sauce
1 c
water
1 can(s)
(6 oz) tomato paste
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
dried basil, crumbled
1/4 tsp
ground black pepper
1 lb
pasteurized pricess american cheese, thinly sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook and stir beef in large skillet over medium heat until crumbled and brown, about 10 minutes; drain off fat.
2
Add green pepper and onion; sauté until soft, about 4 minutes. Stir in all remaining ingredients except cheese.
3
Spoon 1/2 of the meat mixture into 13x9x2 inch baking pan or 3 quart baking dish; top with 1/2 of the cheese. Spoon remaining meat mixture evenly on top of cheese.
4
Cover pan with aluminum foil. Bake in preheated 350 oven 45 minutes.

Cut remaining cheese into decorative shapes; place on top of casserole. let stand, loosely covered, until cheese melts, about 5 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids